CP Education Connection
A blog dedicated to The Community Psychologist (TCP) postings related to academic programs and teaching in CP. Edited by Jim Dalton and Maurice Elias.
Nominations for SCRA - Outstanding Educator Award - Feb 15 Deadline. Send Nominations to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Outstanding Educator Award
Sponsored by SCRA Council of Education Programs (CEP)
Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2012
Send Nominations to: email@example.com
The purpose of the Outstanding Educator Award is to recognize an SCRA member who has made exemplary and innovative contributions to the education of students about community psychology and community research and action. This award will be made annually.
Specific criteria for the award includes two or more of the following: …
MA Participation, Power and Social Change Linking practice, theory and reflection
The Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University (UK), offers a unique 18-month Master's degree that gives development workers the opportunity to critically reflect on their practice and build knowledge and skills while continuing to work. The MA combines two terms of academic study with one year of work-based action research, in which students inquire into challenges related to participation, power…
Thanks to the head's up from Alison Martin: "The Garden," one of the U.S.'s Academy Award nominees for Best Documentary Feature ( www.blackvalleyfilms.com). It would be a great resource for teaching.
Announcing *****NEW INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY PHD PROGRAM at NATIONAL-LOUIS UNIVERSITY IN CHICAGO*************
National-Louis University Continues to Accept applications for their Community Psychology PHD program for the Spring (April 2009) and Fall (September 2009) cohorts.
Students who enter this program will gain skills to enable them to work within community settings to enhance wellness, build a greater sense of community, and address social problems. Common research topics include, but are not limited to, affordable housing, urban education, child abuse, substance abuse, and violence and…
UIW Department of Psychology is offering a new program: The MS in Community Psychology. The program will prepare students for both further scholarship and applied work towards implementing change in our institutions (schools, faith-based communities, law enforcement, criminal justice, cultural institutions, and mass media) and society. The program emphasizes community-based interventions and environmental strategies rather than individual counseling / psychotherapy, and focuses on…Read More »
The Last Straw! A Board Game on the Social Determinants of Health©, Developed by Kate Rossiter and Kate Reeve.The Last Straw! is a fun and exciting teaching tool on the social determinants of health. The game has three objectives:
- to promote discussion about the social determinants of health;
- to help players build empathy with marginalized people and gain an awareness of players' own social location;
- to encourage learning in a fun and supportive environment.
In keeping with current research…Read More »
HEALTH & SOCIAL JUSTICE FILMS
California Newsreel, producer of UNNATURAL CAUSES, has just released a small catalogue of its other recent documentaries on Health & Social Justice available on DVD. Titles include:
HEALTH FOR SALE: Scrutinizes the drug development and global marketing practices of Big Pharma.
THE BELOVED COMMUNITY: Sarnia, the nerve center of Canada's petrochemical industry, once enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country, but now confronts a deadly toxic…Read More »